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|Warrior Marching Band combines fundraiser with intense practiceSeptember 11th 2014
Marching Warrior Freddy Haas plays the trumpet as the Fallbrook Union High School band color guard practices in the background. The students were participating in the band’s March-a-Thon fundraiser on Aug. 30 at FUHS stadium.
Drummers, from left, Sam Guerro, Daniel Betencourt and Max Alperstein provide the beat for the Fallbrook Union High School March-a-Thon fundraiser which aimed to raise $5,000 for the band.
Adam Zimmerman plays his baritone horn on the Fallbrook Union High School football field during the FUHS Band’s March-a-Thon Aug. 30. Zimmerman, who is also the band’s drum major, carries a water-filled pack to fight the heat during the five-hour event.
Afternoon shadows are long nearing the end of Fallbrook High band’s five hour March-a-Thon on Aug. 30 at the FUHS stadium.
Shannon Gaines Emory, left and Kevin Alcaraz, tuba players in the Fallbrook Union High School band, listen to the band director’s comments at the completion of the March-a-Thon conducted by the band on Aug. 30 at FUHS stadium. In the background is Nicole Fegleman, captain of the color guard.
Members of the FUHS band color guard hold their flags high during a fundraising March-a-Thon at the FUHS football field Aug. 30, from left, Stephanie Sanchez, Jennifer Cruz, Itza Jimenez, Nicole Fegleman, Courtney Moore and Yaquelin Garcia. Sanchez and Fegleman are captains of the color guard.
Fallbrook Union High School Band color guard members, from left, Jennifer Cruz, Stephanie Sanchez, Nicole Fegleman and Courtney Moore practice with their flags during the band’s March-a-Thon, a five hour fundraising event at FUHS stadium.
Stephanie Sanchez, front, captain of the FUHS band color guard drills new members Yaquelin Garcia, left and Itza Jimenez on flag routines during the band’s March-a-Thon Aug. 30.
Fallbrook High band members work on their marching skills for several hours at a fundraising March-a-Thon Aug 30. The marching drill was done without instruments as the band practiced their maneuvers on the FUHS football field. Section leaders and captains helped band members with less experience to perfect their marching abilities.
Katelan Lewis, left, and Christian Philippi practice marching skills on Aug. 30 during the FUHS band’s March-a-Thon. During the event, the band practiced without instruments to perfect their marching formations.
Event on Sat., Sept. 13 to underscore "We will never forget"September 11th 2014
North County Fire engineer/paramedic Joel Hammer, left, and Captain Eric Ayers, climb Monserate Mountain, located in the Interstate 15 corridor of Fallbrook, in anticipation of the fourth annual 9/11 Memorial Hill Climb scheduled for Sat., Sept. 13.
North County Fire Division Chief Sid Morel, left, and engineer/paramedic, John Choi (with 22-month-old son, Noah) stand atop an area on Monserate Mountain which will be used in the 9/11 Memorial Hill Climb. Morel founded the event; Choi is this year's event organizer.
Registered participants of the 9/11 Memorial Hill Climb will receive this Fallbrook Firefighters 9/11 memorial coin upon reaching the top of the hill Sept. 13.
Community shows appreciation to first responders from all agenciesSeptember 4th 2014
North County Fire fighters, from left, Captain Greg Holdridge, Mitch Iglesias, Richard Beery, Brandon Lucore, Gary Lane and Rick Reese pose with Pat Sica at the First Responders Appreciation Lunch on Aug. 26. Pat Sica organized the free recognition lunch to honor Fallbrook’s first responders.
Mike Benoit, left, Peter August, center and Kevin Mahr, have their plates filled by volunteer servers at the First Responders Appreciation Lunch Aug. 26 at the Fallbrook Community Center. Araxy Moosa, right, is serving. The firefighters are with the North County Fire Protection District. Fire district managers staggered the fire fighters lunch schedule so emergency response capability was not compromised.
Fallbrook doctors Christopher Toupin, left and Alexander Delgadillo representing Fallbrook Healthcare Partners attended the First Responders Appreciation Lunch on Aug. 26. Medical, CHP, Sherriff’s Department, Cal Fire and North County Fire personnel were among those who received free lunches at the appreciation event at the Fallbrook Community Center.
North County Fire personnel Brandon Lucore, left and Greg Wilson enjoy a laugh and joke at the First Responders Appreciation Lunch held at the Fallbrook Community Center Aug. 26.
CHP officers, from left, Jimmy Gaffney, George Foard, Anthony Florez and Daniel Hollywood enjoy the First Responders Appreciation Lunch held at the Fallbrook Community Center on Aug. 26. The event was organized by Pat Sica to recognize the important roles first responders play in Fallbrook.
Ed Sprague, left, and Steve Marovich, right, North County Fire personnel, enjoy conversation with Mary Gallina, San Diego Sheriff’s Senior Volunteer as they sit down for their free lunch at the First Responders Appreciation Lunch Aug. 26.
The band Good JuJu provided the music for the First Responders Appreciation lunch at the Fallbrook Community Center, from left, Kevin Williams, Bill Sarplin and Tracy Weibeck.
Kathleen Gillis serves bread to Cal Fire personnel, from left, Ryan Hansen, Eric Cruz and Jason Farnsworth at the First Responders Appreciation Lunch on Aug. 26. The men are from the Red Mountain Cal Fire Station. Free lunches were provided for fire, CHP, Sheriff’s, medical and other first responders in appreciation for the service they provide the community.
Eddie Jones, left and Brandon Lucore, North County Fire, have their plates filled with free lunch at the Aug. 26 First Responders Appreciation Lunch held at the Fallbrook Community Center. Volunteer servers, from left, are Lillian Galante, Kathleen Gillis and Mike Manley.
Volunteer servers Susan Nelson, left, Nancy Kreile, center, and Ann Kreile show off the special appreciation cake that was featured on the desert table at the First Responder Appreciation Lunch Aug. 26. The free lunch was held at the Fallbrook Community Center to show appreciation for Fallbrook’s first responders.
Bonsall High School officially opensSeptember 4th 2014
Students in the first freshman class at Bonsall High School select their refreshments following the grand opening ceremony for the new school on Aug. 25 in Bonsall.
Justin Cunningham, superintendent of the Bonsall Union School District, speaks at the Bonsall High School grand opening ceremony Aug. 25. In the background, left to right are Joe Gora, teacher; Jennifer Leung, parent and initiator of the petition to unify Bonsall schools, and Bonsall High principal Tim Heck. The campus of the new high school is co-located with Sullivan Middle School on West Lilac Road.
Students, teachers, parents and administrators gathered for the grand opening ceremony for Bonsall High School at the new schools campus on Aug. 25
Students and teachers listen during the Bonsall High School grand opening ceremony Aug. 25.
Justin Cunningham, Bonsall Union School District superintendent, speaks during the grand opening ceremony for Bonsall High School on Aug. 25. Teachers, parents, administrators and the 69 freshmen of the BHS class of 2018 were in attendance at the ceremony held on the school’s new campus on West Lilac Road in Bonsall.
A ribbon cutting ceremony highlights the grand opening ceremony for Bonsall High School on Aug. 25. Jennifer Leung, parent and the initiator of the petition to unify Bonsall schools, holds the scissors. Parents, teachers, administrators and the freshman class all participated in the event.
Bonsall High School staff, administrators and parents pose under the banner announcing the opening of Bonsall High School at the grand opening ceremony Aug. 25.
"Honoring Traditions" Powwow a colorful Pala traditionSeptember 4th 2014
Chase Hemminger and his son Jeffrey wait for the grand entry to begin at the Pala Powwow Aug. 24 at the Pala Reservation. Hemminger, a South Dakota native, is in the Marine Corps stationed at Camp Pendleton.
Women’s dance regalia shows intricate detail based on tribal custom at the Pala Powwow Aug. 24 at the Pala Reservation.
Three women in dance competition regalia walk on the powwow grounds Aug. 24 during the Pala Powwow on the Pala Reservation. From left, Taylor Clairmont, St. Paul, Minn., Rosebud Lakota tribe; Askiw Roan, Pigeon Lake, Alberta, Plains Cree tribe and Osa Roan, Pigeon Lake, Alberta.
Silas Perkins performs during the Gourd Dance at the Pala Powwow Aug. 24 on the Pala Reservation. Perkins is from Orange, Calif., and is a member of the Comanche-Wichita-Choctaw tribe.
Corena LaCroix sits while her mother, Melissa LaCroix, prepares her hair for the teen girl's dance competition at the Pala Powwow Aug. 24 on the Pala Reservation. They are members of the Oglala Lakota tribe from Pine Ridge, SD.
Ruben Crowfeather, Powwow Head Man, displays the regalia he wore for the dance competition at the Pala Reservation Aug 24. Crowfeather is a member of the Lakota tribe and a descendent of Chief Sitting Bull.
Chase Stevens, a Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant stationed at Camp Pendleton, carries the Eagle Staff during the grand entry at the Pala Powwow Aug 24. The Eagle Staff represents all Native American nations. Stevens is a member of the Ojibwe tribe from Michigan.
Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant Chase Stevens stationed at Camp Pendleton, carries the Eagle Staff during the grand entry at the Pala Powwow Aug 24. The Eagle Staff represents all Native American nations. Stevens is a member of the Ojibwe tribe from Michigan.
Flag bearers enter the parade grounds during the grand entry of the Pala Powwow Aug. 24 on the Pala Reservation. The flags represented the USA, POW-MIA, Pala Indian Band, Sleeping Warriors and all branches of America’s armed forces.
Competitors in the man’s dance event walk past the announcers stand during the Pala Powwow grand entry Aug. 24 on the Pala Reservation. The Pala Band of Mission Indians hosted its seventh annual Honoring Traditions Powwow which included dance contests, bird singing and a peon tournament.